YOUR GARDEN — Plant Information Service

Plant Identification Request

Use the form below to contact the Plant Information plant identification. If you have general questions or would like a diagnosis of a plant disease or pest, please use those forms to send us more specific information and photos. To contact the Plant Information service during business hours, call the Plant Information Hotline at (847) 835-0972.

Remember: Our diagnosis is only as good as your information. When attaching images of your mystery plant, we can only accept images in the following formats: jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc, ppt, tif, bmp.

Contact Information
Please list a minimum of two ways to contact you. Items marked with (*) are required.

First name:* Home phone:
Last name:* Cell/work phone:
Street address: E-mail:*
City: Retype e-mail:*
State:    
Zip:    

Plant Source and Type

Is this an indoor or outdoor plant?

Indoor plant  Outdoor plant

Did you plant it, or is it wild?

I planted it (cultivated)  I did NOT plant it (wild)

Exposure:

Sun   Shade   Partial shade

North   Northeast   Northwest  
South   Southeast   Southwest   East   West

 

Plant type:

(A herbaceous plant is a non-woody, soft-stemmed plant annual or perennial.)

Tree  Shrub  Vine  Herbaceous

When and where was this plant specimen collected?
(Please describe the location, season and date, if known.)

Description
(Where possible, answer as completely as possible.)

Growth habit:

Plant size:

Flower bloom color (if present):

pink
Pink
red
Red
orange
Orange
salmon
Salmon
yellow
Yellow
white
White
green
Green
blue
Blue
purple
Purple
lavender
Lavender

Description of flower (if present):

Description of fruit (if present):

Other observations:

If possible, please attach up to 3 photos of your specimen. Acceptable formats for submission include jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc, ppt, tif, bmp.

Plant samples may be brought to the Plant Information Desk in the Visitor Center during regular business hours. You will receive a copy of your form submission via email. If you are bringing plant samples to the Garden, please bring a copy of your submitted form to the desk with your sample.

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